Edgar Chaput

Critic

Canada

A native of Montréal, Québec, Edgar has been writing about film since 2008. At first relegated to a personal blog back when those things were all the rage, he eventually became a Sound on Sight staff member in late 2011, a site managed by non-other than Ricky D himself. Theatrical reviews, festival coverage, film noir and martial arts flicks columns, he even co-hosted the previous incarnation of Sordid Cinema for a couple of years from 2012 to 2014 with Ricky and Simon Howell. He now offers his services to CutPrintFilm, and still writes about film noir after all these years. His true cinematic love however, his unshakable obsession, is the 007 franchise. After all, nobody does it better.

Five Fingers for Marseilles

Date: 09 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
10.0 Rating
Action movies are considered malleable. So are horror films. Science-fiction fits that bill as well. Westerns are perhaps a more dubious proposition regarding their potential to ply themselves to various themes, subgenres, or even locales. So many of their tropes are deeply ingrained in what the great directors of yesteryear brought to the world. As if ready and willing to defy expectations, out of seemingly nowhere comes the South African writer ...